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SLIDER-CRANK APPROXIMATE STRAIGHT-LINE MECHANISM

The lengths of the links of the slider-crank linkage comply with the conditions: A͞C=0.83A͞B and R=2.92A͞B, where R is the radius of the fixed circular guides a-a along which circular slider 3 travels. Radius R is drawn from a centre lying on the axis of fixed guide b along which slider 1 travels. When slider 1 moves along guide b, point C of link 2 describes path q-q which approximates a straight…